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History of Vietnam from the Stone Age to today

By |2019-04-04T12:27:19-07:00October 15th, 2017|Southeast Asia|

Early Vietnam History of Vietnam: Fishermen's wicker boats on the beach at Danang, in Vietnam The first people, with their dogs and baskets, probably reached Vietnam around 45,000 BC, coming along the coast from Africa to India and then Southeast Asia. These first settlers lived mostly by fishing, probably from small boats. And they [...]

Commune and Third Republic – France

By |2019-04-21T08:12:29-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Napoleon III - his capture led to the Third Republic Germany against France By the 1860s, France was nervously watching as the German states and Prussia combined into one country under Bismarck's control. In 1866, Napoleon III, the ruler of France, declared war on Germany, thinking to limit Germany's power. Bismarck and Germany Napoleon III [...]

Empress Wu – T’ang Dynasty China – History

By |2019-05-28T05:49:24-07:00June 6th, 2017|China, History|

Empress Wu of the T'ang Dynasty Who was Wu Chao? Wu Chao was one of T'ai Tsung's girlfriends. After he died, she became his son's girlfriend too! The son's name was Gaozong. Who was T'ai Tsung? T'ang Dynasty architecture All our China articles Wu Chao becomes Empress Wu Once she got Gaozong to [...]

Han Dynasty China History – Western Han China

By |2019-03-06T06:56:55-07:00June 6th, 2017|China, History, Where|

Han Dynasty dancer (a clay figurine). Her long sleeves are part of the dance, and also show that she doesn't have to do any practical work. Gaozu starts the Han Dynasty When Gaozu (who was also called Liu Pang) started the Han Dynasty in 202 BC, he didn't really change that much from the [...]

Great Wall of China – Qin Dynasty China

By |2019-02-28T14:07:33-07:00June 6th, 2017|China, History|

Chinese emperor's chariot and horses in a model When did the Qin Dynasty start? The Qin (or Ch'in) Dynasty is the one which gave its name to China. The first Qin emperor, in 221 BC, was Qin Shih Huang Ti. He started out as the king of a smaller state - possibly Central [...]